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An occasional series of readings of ghost stories by a writer now better known for his social satire. Introduced and read by Richard Crowest

The Ghost Stories of E F Benson, read by Richard Crowest Richard Crowest

    • Arts
    • 5.0 • 6 Ratings

An occasional series of readings of ghost stories by a writer now better known for his social satire. Introduced and read by Richard Crowest

    The Shuttered Room

    The Shuttered Room

    “All was not well with the house: in some strange manner the shadow that had come between her closed eyes and the sun as she sat on the garden-bench had entered, and was establishing itself more firmly day by day.”

    • 32 min
    In the Tube

    In the Tube

    “I could not stir, I could not speak. I could only strain my ears for the inaudible and my eyes for the unseen, while the cold wind from the very valley of the shadow of death streamed over me.” (Note: this story features a suicide.)

    • 35 min
    Gavon’s Eve

    Gavon’s Eve

    “Then suddenly I saw something black move in the dimness in front of me, and against the grey foam rose up first the head, then the shoulders, and finally the whole figure of a woman…”

    • 27 min
    The Temple

    The Temple

    “I am sure that no phantom of the dead that die not could have evoked so unnerving a terror.”

    • 39 min
    Mrs. Amworth

    Mrs. Amworth

    “I tell you that vampirism is by no means extinct now. An outbreak of it certainly occurred in India a year or two ago.”

    • 36 min
    How Fear Departed from the Long Gallery

    How Fear Departed from the Long Gallery

    “Every guest on his arrival in the house is told that the long gallery must not be entered after nightfall on any pretext whatever.”

    • 37 min

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6 Ratings

jarl ergenswind ,

Good stories, great voice

This deserves more attention

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